"Treasures from the Shelves": Americana, Mining, & Numismatics Auction (February Timed 2023)

Auction Details

Day 1, Lots 1000-1757
Minerals and Mining (1000-1103)
General Americana (1104-1699)
Bottles (1700-1757)

Day 2, Lots 2000-2722
Gaming & Tobacciana (2000-2027)
Jewelry (2028-2056)
Stocks & Bonds (2057-2193)
Transportation (2194-2253)
Philatelic (2254-2494)
Military & Firearms (2495-2552)
Native Americana & Cowboy (2553-2624)
Numismatics (2625-2722)
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Railroad Calendars, Modern [122729]2250 - Railroad Calendars, Modern [122729]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of about 50 railroad calendars, all large size, from the 1990s. Very pictorial color calendars for the rail buff. about 12 x 14", some ...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimate : 20.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Santa Fe RR Calendar Art -1950-1967 - 9 pcs [126903]2251 - Santa Fe RR Calendar Art -1950-1967 - 9 pcs [126903]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nine calendar art pages, published by Brown & Bigelow between 1950 and 1967 for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad. 1950, J.H. Sharp, O...
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Estimate : 375.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m****y for (25.00 + 6.25BP) = 31.25
 
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Railroad Ephemera (Letterheads & Timetables) [135251]2252 - Railroad Ephemera (Letterheads & Timetables) [135251]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 6. Includes: North Pacific Coast Railroad Time Table 1888 to and from San Francisco, taken from the Trade Postal Journal; North Pacific Railway
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Estimate : 60.00 - 200.00
Sold to m****y for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Railroad Ephemera Collection [138530]2253 - Railroad Ephemera Collection [138530]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of over 20 pieces of railway ephemera. American Railway Express Co. First Day Covers from the American Freedom Train, Detroit, 1975; locomotive po
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to O*********n for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Illustrated Bicycle Dealer Envelope [122516]2254 - Illustrated Bicycle Dealer Envelope [122516]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A very rare, illustrated envelope for J.H. Caesar's Bicycle dealership which operated out of Fresno County, California circa late 1800s/early 19...
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Estimate : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to f*****E for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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California Advertising Covers [135226]2255 - California Advertising Covers [135226]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of six envelopes: two rare California covers: Pico House, Los Angeles; Overland Stage via Los Angeles; Crater Lake Oregon pictorial; three sample
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Estimate : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to O*********n for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Aspen, Colorado Wells Fargo Cover [145812]2256 - Aspen, Colorado Wells Fargo Cover [145812]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cover is addressed to the Aspen Lumber Company! We have seen two other Wells Fargo covers addressed to Aspen. They both have a straight line stamp of
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to E***l for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Douglas County, Colorado Postal Cover Group [155272]2257 - Douglas County, Colorado Postal Cover Group [155272]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 7. Includes: Hugo (possibly territorial); Larkspur (1888); Kiowa (1889); Greenland (1870s); Greenland (1884); JW Farrell, Attorney, corner ad c
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c******y for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Elbert County, Colorado Postal Cover Duo [155275]2258 - Elbert County, Colorado Postal Cover Duo [155275]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. 1) Corner cover for Union Pacific Railway, Denver & Smoky Hill Divisions, Wallace, Kansas, sent to Silverton, Colorado with Hugo, Eber...
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Estimate : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to c******y for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Garfield County, Colorado Postal Cover Group [155298]2259 - Garfield County, Colorado Postal Cover Group [155298]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 9. 1) Glenwood Springs. Five pieces: pictorial cc for Hotel Glenwood, 1894; cc for JG Pease, Clerk of District Court; cc for JS Frits, County A
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to K**********s for (45.00 + 11.25BP) = 56.25
 
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Nice Niagara, Dakota Territory Cover [115649]2260 - Nice Niagara, Dakota Territory Cover [115649]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a very clean cover out of Niagara, Dakota Territory. This is a superb piece with a nice two-cent brown (210) and a clean post mark and address
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Estimate : 70.00 - 600.00
Sold to K**********7 for (35.00 + 8.75BP) = 43.75
 
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McAlester, Choctaw Nation Postal History [151895]2261 - McAlester, Choctaw Nation Postal History [151895]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four. 1) A McAlester & Co corner advertisement. 1887 CDS with wheel of fortune cancel on Sc U277. Town named for McAlester. He would also...
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Estimate : 40.00 - 120.00
Sold to t***6 for (110.00 + 27.50BP) = 137.50
 
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Burlington, Kansas Postal History Collection-Mostly Advertising Covers [151828]2262 - Burlington, Kansas Postal History Collection-Mostly Advertising Covers [151828]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of ten. Includes an 1891 registered letter. Paid with #219 and #226 stamps. Early 188- double ring. Also Meeder groceries with double ring, Nation
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to K**********7 for (25.00 + 6.25BP) = 31.25
 
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Three Nice Humboldt Advertising Covers [151836]2263 - Three Nice Humboldt Advertising Covers [151836]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Humboldt Union, McElroy & Co. proprietors. 2) JP Degenhart harness, saddles, whips etc. 3) Double circle 1878 Hutchinson real estate agent. H...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to K**********7 for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Leavenworth, Kansas Advertising Covers [151840]2264 - Leavenworth, Kansas Advertising Covers [151840]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 18. Includes full face Missouri Valley Life cover. Also three large corner covers with underprints of Planter’s House. There is a ½...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to K**********7 for (75.00 + 18.75BP) = 93.75
 
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Manhattan, Kansas Postal Advertising Covers [151841]2265 - Manhattan, Kansas Postal Advertising Covers [151841]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seven. Pictorial of a cow for Juniata Dairy Farm. The Gillette with short note, Experiment Station, Commercial House, Sawyer & Scott loan...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to K**********7 for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Olathe Covers -Mostly Advertising Corners [151842]2266 - Olathe Covers -Mostly Advertising Corners [151842]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of eight. Includes a pictorial rooster cover for Char. W. Durbin. Also Burgess attorney, Avenue Hotel, Hopkins Peerless Steam Cooker, Wilson Attor
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to K**********7 for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Missouri Covers-Billings Manuscript [157291]2267 - Missouri Covers-Billings Manuscript [157291]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Manuscript postmark reads Billings, Mo. 3/20. Pen X cancel. Post office opened in 1871. Located Christian County. Billings is part of the Springfield
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Estimate : 30.00 - 150.00
Sold to c******y for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Missouri Cover-Johnstown Manuscript [157047]2268 - Missouri Cover-Johnstown Manuscript [157047]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early manuscript postmark and cancel from Johnstown. The post office was open from 1856 to 1916. Manuscript postmark lists the date as July 19, 1861.
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Estimate : 30.00 - 150.00
Sold to c******y for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Kansas City Corner Advertising Covers [151994]2269 - Kansas City Corner Advertising Covers [151994]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 22. Some are Southwest News, Walker-Brewster Grocer, Murdock manufacturing, Burnett & McVey hardware, Dold beef & pork packing, Galla...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to K**********7 for (55.00 + 13.75BP) = 68.75
 
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Point Lookout Postal Covers (2) [151983]2270 - Point Lookout Postal Covers (2) [151983]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two postal covers with stamps from Point Lookout, Missouri. Point Lookout is located in Taney County, near Branson, Missouri. The date on both of thes
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to d****9 for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Missouri Covers-Newtonia Manuscript [157292]2271 - Missouri Covers-Newtonia Manuscript [157292]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Manuscript postmark reads Newtonia, Mo. Feb. 11. Pen cancelled. Check photo for condition. Located in Newton County. Post office open from 1858 to 197
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimate : 30.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Plattsburg, Missouri Postal Covers (2) [151984]2272 - Plattsburg, Missouri Postal Covers (2) [151984]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two postal covers with stamps from Plattsburg, Missouri. Plattsburg is the county seat of Clinton County. One of these covers has a pictorial corner a
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j********0 for (25.00 + 6.25BP) = 31.25
 
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Three Nice West Plains Advertising Covers [153499]2273 - Three Nice West Plains Advertising Covers [153499]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
West Plains post office opened in 1858. 1) E. F. Haynes real estate. On green cover with a white oval housing the advertisement. 1883. 2) HT Smith cou
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to K**********7 for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Four Stampless Missouri Covers [153500]2274 - Four Stampless Missouri Covers [153500]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Weston. Pre-1855. No content. 2) Parkville 1846. Manuscript postmark with manuscript '10'. Asa Wood write his parents in Rock Island for ...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******r for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Three Missouri Manuscript Covers [152005]2275 - Three Missouri Manuscript Covers [152005]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Tiff City. Post office opened in 1877. This could be a first year cover. 2) Willard. Willard opened in 1858. 3) Thornleigh. Aug. 12. Opened from 18
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to K**********7 for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Postal Cover Meadow Creek, MT Cancels (2) [146962]2276 - Postal Cover Meadow Creek, MT Cancels (2) [146962]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2 small envelopes, no content, each addressed to R V Jackson, Sterling, Montana, one w/1882 stamped postmark from Meadow Creek, the other a han
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to K**********7 for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Postal Cover w/Manuscript Cancel from Willow Creek, Montana Territory [146715]2277 - Postal Cover w/Manuscript Cancel from Willow Creek, Montana Territory [146715]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One small envelope, addressed to P. V.Jackson, Sterling, Montana T (Territory), handwritten cancel, Willow Creek, Mont, February 27, 1880, 3 cent stam
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Estimate : 60.00 - 200.00
Sold to K**********7 for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Foreign Covers Sent to Montana (6) [148911]2278 - Foreign Covers Sent to Montana (6) [148911]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small group of six foreign covers sent into Montana. These covers are from Canada, Italy, England, and Switzerland. There were sent into Butte, Walker
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j********0 for (25.00 + 6.25BP) = 31.25
 
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H.F. Heitmann Postal Covers [128322]2279 - H.F. Heitmann Postal Covers [128322]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seven postal covers postmarked Reno and Goldfield 1906-1922 addressed to H. F. Heitman, Esq. of Savannah, Georgia. Mentioned in Fred's bottle b...
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Estimate : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to D********l for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Elko & Wells Advertising cc’s with Contents, Postal History [130016]2280 - Elko & Wells Advertising cc’s with Contents, Postal History [130016]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One Wells, Nevada with M. Badt cc. Cover is soiled. Billhead from M. Badt & Co. General Merchandise. Three Henderson Banking cc’s with bi...
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Estimate : 30.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8*****M for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Rattlesnake Island Cover Collection [143839]2281 - Rattlesnake Island Cover Collection [143839]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
85 acre island located on Lake Erie. This collection consists of 19 special covers, c1983-89, and 13 sets of 3 from various years. Date: Country:
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to K**********7 for (30.00 + 7.50BP) = 37.50
 
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Postal History and Advertising Cover Group [156038]2282 - Postal History and Advertising Cover Group [156038]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
6 advertising covers plus Adams Express, Oakland Chief of Police. 5 1911 US original die impression of Washington. 4 foreign stamps on advertising pie
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Estimate : 100.00 - 30.00
Sold to K**********s for (60.00 + 15.00BP) = 75.00
 
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Nice Group of US Automotive Covers, 14 [151287]2283 - Nice Group of US Automotive Covers, 14 [151287]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
14 different legal sized covers for US auto manufacturers including Reo, Cadillac, Chevrolet, International, Studebaker, Continental-Divco, Graham-Pai
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Estimate : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold to M******i for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Civil War Postal Covers from the Confederate side Repros. [150534]2284 - Civil War Postal Covers from the Confederate side Repros. [150534]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot has eight postal covers with confederate themes. 3 in. X 5.5 in. is the correct size, however, these letters are in near perfect condition. O
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Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to u********y.. for (60.00 + 15.00BP) = 75.00
 
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Cover Collection, Mostly Legal Themed [153370]2285 - Cover Collection, Mostly Legal Themed [153370]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 80 covers, c. 1880's-1930's to and from attorneys. Some commemoratives including 1939 World's Fair. Date: Country: State: ...
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Estimate : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to n*******4 for (65.00 + 16.25BP) = 81.25
 
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Railroad Postal Covers (21) [150533]2286 - Railroad Postal Covers (21) [150533]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot of 21 postal covers are from railroad companies across America. All sent to Motor Wheel Corp. from: Southern Pacific Lines, The Delaware and
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to m****y for (25.00 + 6.25BP) = 31.25
 
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Western Postal Covers [143400]2287 - Western Postal Covers [143400]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four western covers: one from the Palace Hotel San Francisco; one from Cherry Creek, Nevada; one from Seattle, Washington Territory; 1914 from
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to K**********7 for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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World War Two Postal Covers [143404]2288 - World War Two Postal Covers [143404]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of over 65 postal covers "free" (no postage) military mail from World War Two. Many addressed to "Ranger" at Esquire magazi...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m****y for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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World War Two Postal Covers [143402]2289 - World War Two Postal Covers [143402]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 25 postal covers from World War Two. U. S. Forces in the Virgin Islands, U.S. Army Postal Service, Fort McClellan Alabama and others. Date:
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Gold Replica Stamp Collection [154978]2290 - Gold Replica Stamp Collection [154978]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 1100 US gold replica stamps. In Postal Commemorative Society Binders-1971-78, 1984-86, 1987-91, 1993--95, 1999-2002. The Great Americans Histori
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Estimate : 840.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to b*********r for (275.00 + 68.75BP) = 343.75
 
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Hawaiian Stamp Show Commemorative Sheet, c1970 [144571]2291 - Hawaiian Stamp Show Commemorative Sheet, c1970 [144571]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unused uncut sheet of 20 5c Hawaii dispatch post from HAPEX.APS 70 (1970) Date: Country: State: Hawaii City: Provenance:
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Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to K**********7 for (50.00 + 12.50BP) = 62.50
 
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United Nations Annual Souvenir Folders with Stamps, 1957 on [144572]2292 - United Nations Annual Souvenir Folders with Stamps, 1957 on [144572]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of 27 folders of United Nations postal issues, 1957 through 1972 incomplete. The group includes some duplicates as well as different presentatio
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to j********0 for (50.00 + 12.50BP) = 62.50
 
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Banff Street Scenes, Mountains and Hotel Postcards (21) [143447]2293 - Banff Street Scenes, Mountains and Hotel Postcards (21) [143447]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 21. RPCs, Wht borders, Color. Nine postmarked : Edmonton, Victoria B.C., Banff,. 1, 3 cent stamps. One Souvenir Card w/1 cent Cartier &a...
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Estimate : 180.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (50.00 + 12.50BP) = 62.50
 
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CPR  RR Postcards [142105]2294 - CPR RR Postcards [142105]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 17. Some color, RPPCs, wht border.. Canadian Pacific Railroad (CPR) promoted Banff and others towns. Also owned the Chateau at Lake Louise.
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******n for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Canadian Postcards: Alberta incl. Calgary, Jasper, Banff [127222]2295 - Canadian Postcards: Alberta incl. Calgary, Jasper, Banff [127222]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 90. Includes 52 real photo postcards. Rest are divided back. Locations include: Prince of Wales Hotel; Crossfield street scene with wagons; CPR
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Alberta Canada Postcards [143441]2296 - Alberta Canada Postcards [143441]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 11. Color, B/W. Some RPC’s., white borders. Seven postmarked: Medicine Hat, Calgary, Brookings S.D. 1,3,4 cent stamps. One leather
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Estimate : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to m********e for (30.00 + 7.50BP) = 37.50
 
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Hand Colored Real Photo Post Cards Canada [142109]2297 - Hand Colored Real Photo Post Cards Canada [142109]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 10. Hand colored by Gowen, Sutton Co. We’re sold individually and promoted the CPRR route. Three postmarked : Lake Louise, Vancouver
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********e for (30.00 + 7.50BP) = 37.50
 
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Nelson (The Queen City), Field, Fraser River Postcards [142099]2298 - Nelson (The Queen City), Field, Fraser River Postcards [142099]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 13. Two postmarked : Winnipeg, Kamloops. 1,2 cent stamp. 2 cent is Cartier & Champlain. Three marked Canadian Souvenir Card.. One ...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to m********e for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Canadian Postcards: Toronto, Ontario [127216]2299 - Canadian Postcards: Toronto, Ontario [127216]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 27. Includes 5 undivided back; 4 real photo; and an unusual fan view card. Views include: King Edward Hotel; Traders' Bank of Canada; sod...
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (30.00 + 7.50BP) = 37.50
 
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